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  #8414 תֹּהוּ tohuw {to'-hoo}

 from an unused root meaning to lie waste; TWOT - 2494a; n m

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness
    1a) formlessness (of primeval earth)
        1a1) nothingness, empty space
    1b) that which is empty or unreal (of idols) (fig)
    1c) wasteland, wilderness (of solitary places)
    1d) place of chaos
    1e) vanity

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

From an unused root meaning to lie waste; a desolation (of surface), that is, desert; figuratively a worthless thing; adverbially in vain:—confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #8414.
  • תֹּהוּ
  • tohu (1062c); from an unused word; formlessness, confusion, unreality, emptiness:—
  • NASB - chaos(1), confusion(1), desolation(1), emptiness(1), empty space(1), formless(2), futile(2), futile things(1), meaningless(2), meaningless arguments(1), nothing(2), waste(3), waste place(2).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - vain 4, vanity 4, confusion 3, without form 2, wilderness 2,
      nought 2, nothing 1, empty place 1, waste 1; 20
Isaiah 24:10; 34:11; 41:29.
Genesis 1:2. Jeremiah 4:23.
Job 6:18.
Isaiah 29:21; 49:4.
Job 26:7.
1 Samuel 12:21, 21. Isaiah 45:18, 19.
Isaiah 40:17, 23; 44:9; 59:4.
Deuteronomy 32:10.
Job 12:24. Psalms 107:40.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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